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“Sail on; Sail on ye stately ships.
And with your floating bridge and ocean span.
Be mine to guard this light from all eclipse.
Be yours to bring man near unto man.”
Good morning, The photo theme for today is #LighthouseThursday.
I’ve picked a landmark lighthouse in Maine. The Portland light in Cape Elizabeth. It was built in 1791
Portland Head Lighthouse
Henry Wadworth Longfellow
Processed photo in Siver Efex software to give it a more antique look
Tourists at the Lighthouse. I always get a kick out of folks using an iPad for photos.
A “Wet Paint” event. Local artist create a painting which will comprise an auction event to raise funds for the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust.
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Going through the archives I discovered some photos taken in the 1980s when we traveled to Vancouver Island to visit family. These are a good choice for the photo theme
#CoastalThursday. Sadly like so many of my slides the dyes had deteriorated before I was able to scan them into a digital format.
Long Beach on the west coast of Vancouver Island. It is very typical to see a large amount of timber along the shoreline. This beach is quite popular with surfers. In this shot the mountains are obscured by the clouds.
Long Beach is the largest beach in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve on the west coast of Vancouver Island.
I try to remember to have a camera with me at all times because you never know what you might see. I always keep my eye out for signs that might be appropriate for the photo theme
I chose not to enter the water and be dashed on the rocks at Halibut Point State Park in Rockport, MA
Sign at Highbridge in New Ipswich. It is a little scary to stand on a rock bridge that was built in the 1800s
Chatham Cape Cod, a place to be afraid of everything
They aren’t kidding, walking into propeller could ruin your day. A jet exhaust blast could send you flying off the deck.
More bad news from Chatham
Sharks, Jellyfish and Seals….. Seals?
We took a chance and jumped in anyway
I hate ticks, creepy disease vectors. Enjoy your hike.
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